Amanda DeMatteis and Meaghan Kirby Participate in the CBA’s Pregnant Workers Fairness Act Webinar

Feb 20 2024

On Tuesday, February 20, 2024, Garrison Law partner Amanda DeMatteis and associate Meaghan Kirby participated in the Connecticut Bar Association’s “Navigating the New Pregnant Workers Fairness Act” webinar, presented by the Young Lawyers Section as part of the Bridge the Gap Series.

Alongside attorneys Cindy Cieslak and Lauren Graham, Amanda and Meaghan discussed the history of workplace protections afforded to pregnant employees and how to navigate the rights provided by the new Pregnant Workers Fairness Act. They shared their insights on how the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission will implement and potentially regulate this law and how employers can ensure they are in compliance.

The Connecticut Bar Association Young Lawyers Section’s Bridge the Gap Series aims to assist individuals develop a well-rounded personal and professional skills tool kit as they transition from law student to seasoned practitioner.

Learn more here.

Amanda DeMatteis is a partner at Garrison Law who focuses her practice on discrimination, sexual harassment, wrongful termination, retaliation, non-competition and non-solicitation agreements, and contract disputes. She also represents clients in workplace injury claims and workers’ compensation cases.

Meaghan Kirby is an associate at Garrison Law and has experience representing and advising employees in matters involving claims of employment discrimination on the basis of age or disability, wrongful termination, non-competition and non-solicitation agreements, and employment contract disputes.

Cindy Cieslak is a partner at Rose Kallor LLP and focuses her practice on defending clients against discrimination, wage and hour violations, breach of contract, retaliation, and more in state and federal courts.

Lauren Graham is an associate at McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter LLP and practices within the firm’s Construction, Fidelity & Surety practice group.

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